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Herbs that Warm the Interior treat what pathology?

Internal Cold
excess or deficiency

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Herbs that Warm the Interior have a tendency toward which properties?

Bitter
Acrid
Warm or Hot

2

Herbs that Warm the Interior tend to enter which channels?

HT
KI
SP
(LV)

3

What is the Latin name for Fu Zi?

Aconiti Radix Lateralis

4

How do you spell the pinyin for Aconiti Radix Lateralis?

Fu Zi

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Which form do we use: Fu Zi or Zhi Fu Zi and why?

Zhi Fu Zi - as Fu Zi is toxic and needs to be prepared.

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To which category does Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata belong?

Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold

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What channels does Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata enter?

HT
KI
SP

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What are the properties of Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata?

Acrid
Hot
Toxic

9

What are the key characteristics of Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata?

·revives devastated yang qi
·tonifies the fire at the gate of vitality (ming men)
·guides the actions of other herbs into all twelve channels
·expels cold-damp painful obstruction

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What is the common dosage range for Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata?

3-15g

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What are the special preparations for Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata?

must be decocted first for 30-60 minutes before adding other herbs

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What are the contraindications of Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata?

·those with yin def and abundant yang
·those with true heat and false cold
·pregnancy

14

What herb enters HT, KI, SP?

Zhi Fu Zi - Aconiti Radix Lateralis Preparata

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Herbs that Tonify the Qi tend to have which properties?

Sweet
Warm

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Herbs that Tonify Qi tend to enter which channels?

SP
LU
they especially tonify the SP Qi and LU Qi

17

What is the difference between Bai Ren Shen and Hong Shen?

Bai Ren Shen - White Ginseng:
· sundried
· mildly warm
· generates fluids and alleviates thirst

Hong Shen - Red Ginseng:
· steamed, then dried
· warmer
· tonify Yuan Qi

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What is the Latin name for Ren Shen?

Ginseng Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Ginseng Radix?

Ren Shen

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To which category does Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix belong?

Herbs that Tonify Qi

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What channels does Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix enter?

LU
SP

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What are the properties of Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix?

Sweet
Slightly Bitter
Slightly Warm

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What are the key characteristics of Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix?

·powerfully tonifies the primal qi of the five organs
·nourishes the yin
·revives from collapse, stops heavy bleeding

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What are the contraindications of Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix?

·can contribute to retention of a pathogen
·steaming bone disorder, bleeding due to heat in the blood, ascendant liver yang or any condition due to fire from constraint
·should not be taken with high doses of caffeine or other stimulus

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What is the Latin name for Dang Shen?

Codonopsis Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for codonopsis radix?

Dang Shen

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To which category does Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix belong?

Herbs that Tonify Qi

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What channels does Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix enter?

LU
SP

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What are the properties of Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix?

Sweet
Neutral

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What is the common dosage range for Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix?

6-9g
up to 30g can be used

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What are the key characteristics of Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix?

·tonifies the middle burner
·augments the spleen and lung qi

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What are the contraindications of Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix?

use with caution in cases with excess pathogens

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What is the Latin name for Tai Zi Shen?

Pseudostellariae Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Pseudostellariae Radix?

Tai Zi Shen

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To which category does Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix belong?

Herbs that Tonify Qi

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Which channels does Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix enter?

LU
SP

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What are the properties of Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix?

Sweet
SLightly Bitter
Neutral

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What is the common dosage range of Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix?

9-30g
(not as strong as Ren Shen or Dang Shen)

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What are the key characteristics of Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellariae Radix?

· tonifies the qi and yin, but rather weakly

40

What is the Latin name for Bai Zhu?

Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

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How do you spell the pinyin for Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma?

Bai Zhu

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To which category does Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma belong?

Herbs that Tonify Qi

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What channels does Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma enter?

SP
ST

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What are the properties of Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma?

Bitter
Sweet
Warm

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What is the common dosage range of Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma?

6-15g

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What are the key characteristics of Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma?

·tonifies the spleen qi
·dries dampness
·quiets the fetus

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What are the contraindications of Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma?

·internal heat from yin def
·thirst from exhausted fluids

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What herb enters the SP and ST channels?

Bai Zhu - Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma

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What is the common dosage range for Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix?

3-9g

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What is the Latin name for Gan Cao?

Glycyrrizae Radix

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How do you spell the pinyin for Gylcyrrizae Radix?

Gan Cao

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To which category does Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix belong?

Herbs that Tonify Qi

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Which channels does Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix enter?

LU
SP
ST
HT
***but enters all 12***

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What are the properties of Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix?

Sweet, Neutral = unprepared
Sweet, Warm = dry fried

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What is the common dosage range for Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Radix

1.5-9g
15-30g can be used

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What are the key characteristics of Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Rhizoma?

·tonifies the spleen qi
·moistens the lungs
·moderates urgency and toxicity
·drains fire

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What are the contraindications of Gan Cao - Glycyrriazae Rhizoma?

those with distention and fullness of the chest and abdomen or vomiting from overabundant dampness

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What are the different preparations of Gan Cao - Glycyrrizae Rhizoma?

Sheng Gan Cao - unprepared - sweet and neutral
Zhi Gan Cao - fried either dry or with bran - warmer for the Middle Jiao
Mi Zhi Gan Cao - honey fried - warm, more moistening

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What herb enters all 12 channels? but primarily what channels does it enter?

Gan Cao - Glyzyrrizae Rhizoma
but primarily enters
HT, LU, SP, ST

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What is the chief herb in Si Jun Zi Tang? The Deputy? The Asst? The Envoy?

Ren Shen - Chief
Bai Zhu - Deputy
Fu Ling - Asst
Zhi Gan Cao - envoy

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What is the action of Si Jun Zi Tang?

tonifies the qi and strengthens the spleen

62

What is the english for Si Jun Zi Tang?

four gentlemen decoction

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Which tonify qi herb(s) enters the LU and SP?

Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
Dang Shen - Codonopsis Radix
Tai Zi Shen - Pseudostellaria Radix